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Super League

  • April 7, 2012
  • • 20:45
  • • Pasir Gudang Corporation Stadium, Pasir Gudang

Live Commentary

  • Johor played much better in the second-half but were unable to find their way past a resolute Lions defence.
  • 90' + 9'
    And the final whistle blows!
  • 90' + 8'
    The Lions are defending in numbers and ball bobbles around the Lions box. Johor are searching desperately for an equaliser.
  • 90' + 7'
    We are into 7 minutes of added time and Sev'ki clears for a corner.
  • 90' + 6'
    A wild challenge on Safirul and the Lions get a free kick.
  • 90' + 4'
    Shahril is stretchered off as well and the Lions are down to 10 men for the remainder of the game.
  • 90' + 1'
    Injury Shahril Ishak
    Shahril Ishak goes to the ground in an off-the-ball incident and replays show an object thrown from the crowd. Disgraceful.
  • 90'
    Yellow Card Hyrulnizam Jumaat
    Hyrul is shown a yellow card for wasting time.
  • 90'
    There are to be 5 minutes of added time. Can Johor find a equaliser?
  • 89'
    Riduwan plays a one-two before firing high over Hyrul's goal.
  • 88'
    A quick break from Shahril and he releases Shahdan. Shahdan's cross goes past Nizam who tries to connect and the chance goes.
  • 87'
    Johor continue to look for the final ball but the Lions are dealing with everything that they have had to face.
  • 84'
    A rare foray upfield by the Lions but is wasted by Safirul.
  • 81'
    It's been all Johor in the second half with the Lions happy just to clear their lines.
  • 81'
    SubstitutionFirdaus Kasman Madhu Mohana
  • 80'
    SubstitutionHasni Zaidi Haris Safwan
  • 79'
    Saiful Esah clears the ball to Kaironnisam who takes a shot from 35 yards out sending it high and wide.
  • 78'
    Yellow Card Irwan Shah
    Irwan goes into the book for a late foul on Arturo.
  • 78'
    The Lions are happy to pass the ball around releasing pressure off the team.
  • 76'
    SubstitutionShaiful Esah Safuwan Baharudin
  • 75'
    Safuwan was able to continue after his previous injury but is not fit and is stretchered off.
  • 74'
    A long ball from Riduwan tries to find Arturo but Hyrul comes out quickly and clears.
  • 72'
    Johor are playing alot better in the second half but are unable to find a way past the resolute Lions.
  • 70'
    Harun slots back next to Sev'ki for the time being while Sundram decides on the change.
  • 69'
    Injury Safuwan Baharudin
    Safuwan goes down with and injury as is stretchered off. He seems unable to continue.
  • 69'
    SubstitutionEddy Helmi Muhamad Zambri bin Chin
  • 65'
    Johor FC are closing the Lions down quickly not giving them time and space on the ball.
  • 63'
    Johor are playing alot better in the second half and are taking the game to the Lions.
  • 63'
    SubstitutionIsa Halim Safirul Sulaiman
  • 62'
    Injury Isa Halim
    Isa Halim seems to have a recurrence of his knee injury and is unable to continue.
  • 60'
    Hyrul produces a terrific save from a header from Arturo. That was headed for the top corner.
  • 58'
    SubstitutionJasazrin Jamaluddin Syazwan Zainon
  • 58'
    Arturo fires straight into the wall and Fauzi catches Isa cold with the next shot.
  • 56'
    Arturo draws a foul off Hariss Harun 20 yards out.
  • 54'
    Yellow Card Hasni Zaidi
    Hasni Zaidi clatters into Hyrul as he gathers the ball and is awarded a yellow card.
  • 54'
    Nice build up play by Johor. Jabazrin and Hazni Zaidi combine well but Hyrul gathers.
  • 53'
    Johor have started the second half brighter of the two sides but have yet to find a way past the Lions defence.
  • 52'
    Hyrulnizam is lucky with a clearance. Don't think he meant that though.
  • 50'
    Safuwan clears and Irwan Shah draws a smart free-kick.
  • 49'
    Hasni drives at the Lions defence and is brought down on the edge of the box by Sev'ki. Riduwan stands over it.
  • 47'
    Riduwan finds Arturo in the box, and he connects twice but he does not find a way past Hyrul.
  • 47'
    Arturo shows great skill to win a corner but it is dealt with.
  • 46'
    No changes for either team and half-time and Johor get us started.
  • 46'
    We are back underway.
  • Johor need to play better balls in the final third and use the trickery of Arturo to unlock the Lions defence.
  • Coach Sundram will be happy with the lead. The Lions have edged the half and be delighted to have taken the half-time lead.
  • 45' + 2'
    The half-time whistle goes.
  • 45' + 1'
    Riduwan's corner reaches Fernando but it is cleared and the Lions come forward.
  • 45' + 1'
    A better cross from Riduwan to find Arturo but Sevki heads clear for a corner.
  • 45'
    2 minutes of added time to be played at the end of the half.
  • 42'
    Johor try to come back immediately but Riduwan crosses wide.
  • 41'
    Nizam showed great strength to hold off the defender in the box to put the ball past the diving Anis and giving the Lions the lead!
  • 41'
    Goal Khairul Nizam
    Nizam gives the Lions the lead after Shahril finds him with a knock down!
  • 36'
    Another half-chance for the Lions. Shahril cross is cleared to Hariss who makes a yard before firing over the bar. He should have tested the keeper at least.
  • 35'
    Arturo's touches have been drawing cheers. This time he juggles the ball across the Lions defence.
  • 33'
    Shahril crosses and Nizam attempts a acrobatic kick but doesn't connect well. That was an audacious attempt!
  • 32'
    Johor string a nice series of passes together before releasing Jabazrin on the left flank but he fluffs his cross for a goal kick much to the dismay of the home crowd.
  • 30'
    Another headed chance! Sev'ki flicks the ball on from a long Madhu throw and Safuwan heads agonizingly over. He should have scored in truth.
  • 28'
    Fernando's aerial ability has helped Johor deal well with the Lion's set pieces and the Lions need to find away past him.
  • 27'
    Both teams are losing possession, misplacing their long balls.
  • 24'
    Right at the other end, Madhu swings in a great delivery and Nizam connects well only to see the header go narrowly wide! That was a decent chance for the Lions!
  • 24'
    Jabazrin takes a pot at goal from far but Hyrul saves. Johor have resorted to taking long shots with the Lions playing a high line.
  • 20'
    Both coaches are on the edge of the technical area yelling instructions to their teams.
  • 19'
    Riduwan puts a decent cross in but is gathered by Hyrul.
  • 17'
    Arturo is showing some dazzling skills in the middle and drawing cheers from the strong home support.
  • 15'
    The corner finds Fernando but the whistle goes for a foul. Better from Johor.
  • 15'
    Arturo's backheel pass finds Zamri but the ball is cleared for a corner.
  • 12'
    Johor are happy to hold the ball and pass it across midfield. They have slowly grown in confidence and are beginning to carve out chances.
  • 11'
    Fernando makes a beautiful turn 30 yards out and fires a low left-footed drive straight at goal but Hyrul gathers comfortably.
  • 10'
    The Lions are working the flanks and have been putting decent balls into the box for Nizam. Still goalless.
  • 7'
    Chance! Madhu's long throw causes problems in the box and Safuwan powers a header at goal only for Faron to tip over acrobatically!
  • 6'
    Shakir works some space and puts in a good cross but keeper Anis Faron catches comfortably.
  • 5'
    Johor are trying to find tall forward Arturo with long balls but the Lions defence has been dealing with the danger well.
  • 4'
    Enrique and Riduwan combine well on the right flank and Johor have won over possession.
  • 2'
    Madhu's long throw finds it's way to Irwan but he fluffs his kick and the ball is dealt with.
  • 1'
    The Lions start the game lively taking the game to Johor.
  • 1'
    And we're underway with the LionsXII kicking off.
  • The teams are out and the Malaysian National anthem is being played.
  • The Lions make just one change with Shakir Hazmah coming in for Yasir Hanapi. Coach Sundram names an otherwise unchanged side for this clash.
  • The LionsXII come into this clash top of the table and will be looking to continue their good form.
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